This German angora DK yarn is spun from the short-hair angora fiber with a small content of lambswool for strength. With wear and use, it develops a soft and fluffy 'halo'. Elsness DK is very well hand-dyed in good solid hues. Put-ups: 25g, Natural White in 25 and 15g balls. Elsness DK is suitable for any kinds of garments, including accessories such as scarves, hats, shrugs, gloves, baby knits, medicinal and athletic warmers.
* Similar yarn: Incredible DK, Aurora, Lambgora
FIBRE: 80% German Angora, 20% Lambswool
YARN WEIGHT: Double Knit
TENSION: 10x10 cm (4"): 20 sts / 26 rows
NEEDLES: 3.5 - 4 mm (US № 4-6)
LENGTH: 25g: approx. 100 m / 109 yds, 15g: 65 m / 71 yds
BALL WEIGHT: 25g and 15g
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Irene & Mr. Sheep e-Pattern ©imrsheep.com:
ATHLETIC WRIST WARMERS, One size (S-M-L):
You need - 1 x 25g ball, 3.5 mm (US4) needles, crochet hook 3.5 mm (US-E), a small strand of wool or alpaca yarn in same colour. Cast on 46 sts, right side: 1 edge sts, *4K, 4P*, rep *, 1 edge sts. 2nd row: 1 edge sts, *4P, 4K*, rep *, 1 edge sts. Continue, untill piece measures 15 cm (6"). Cast off all sts. Fold in half facing the wrong side, and using a strand of wool or alpaca in the same or similar colour and crochet hook, join sides on one end, making an edge of approx 3 cm (1-1/4"), then join sides on the second end, making an edge of approx 7 cm (2-3/4"). Turn inside out.
Price (CAD): $24.99 /25g, $12.99 /15g
IN STOCK: 25 g: 11 Peach (10 balls), 12 Navy (10 balls), 13 Slate (10 balls), 25 Fawn (8 balls), 26 Natural White (9 balls), 27 Black (8 balls), 28 Graphite (8 balls), 29 Smoke (8 balls), 34 Ligth Olive (10 balls); 15 g: Natural White (10 balls)
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Garment Care: hand wash with woolwash 'No Rinse' in cold water, lay flat to dry, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight.
ATHLETIC WRIST WARMERS are worn under the snowboarding gloves to keep you wrists and fingers warm.
Design and photography © Irene & Mr. Sheep Co., yarn: Orkney Angora Elsness DK.